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The Limits Of Online Numismatic Research

The Internet is a wonderful research tool but the content is not always accurate or complete. Therefore, one needs to temper the results of a numismatic search by confirming information from other sources or thinking about what holes may exist … Continue reading

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State of Louisiana seized New Orleans Mint

I know that the New Orleans Mint struck for both the federal and Confederate governments, but wasn’t there a third entity? The third was the State of Louisiana, which seized the New Orleans Mint on Feb. 1, 1861. It was … Continue reading

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